Frank Demaree, Chicago Cubs Outfielder RH - an outstanding line drive hitter with a .299 lifetime batting average and fine fielder, he broke into the majors with the Cubs in 1932 and hit .272 in 134 games. He was one of the National League's leading batters from 1935 thru 1937 - hitting .325, .350 and .324. And, helped the Cubs win pennants in 1932, 1935 and 1938. In the 1932 World Series, the rookie Demaree, just 23-years old, drove in 4 runs in 2 games played and in the 1935 World Series he hit a pair of homers.
His sweet, right-handed batting-swing produced 212 hits in 1936, third best in the NL, he hit .350, lined 34 doubles, cracked 16 homers, scored 93 runs, 96 RBIs, and struck out only 30 times in 605 at-bats. Demaree was the NL starting center fielder in both 1936 and 1937.